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graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> in our top stories, voters will start heading to the polls in just under an hour to decide virginia's political future. the latest poll has bob mcdonnell way out in front with 15 points over creigh deeds. >> the health care bill headed for a vote in the house is apparently more expensive than advertised. it will cost $1.2 trillion or more over a decade. several business groups have launched a campaign against it. >> president obama is warning hamid karzai to end the corruption in this country. he won election by default after his only challenger drops out. the president is still deciding whether to send more troops to the war zone. >> the swine flu vaccine -- a single dose works well for almost all pregnant women. young children will need two doses for best results. just 25% had a strong response after 21 days. among the three to 9 year old, another percentage did. a second dose helped. montgomery cnty officials say they are giving their last 250 jectable doses to pregnant women only. >> the vac
will talk to adam in attendance. let's first talk to lisa. breaking news on the beltway. >> that is right. two tractor trailers collided this morning on the inner loop at st. barnabas road. one is on its side. the other were ripped open just like a can opener. we will show you have video of this crash. inner loop at st. barnabas road. you will not be able to exit from saint barnabas road. drivers coming out of waldorf to access the beltway is a better right. i have a change in this accident. you are looking at video. the move everything onto both shoulders to allow traffic to travel through the area. you'll find it extremely slow leaving andrews to get towards st. barnabas road. we have problems in montgomery county with traffic signals. let's go to the news desk with that. >> thank you. >>> pamela brown is live in bethesda. >> last night, so many headaches for drivers. >> we just spoke to transportation officials. despite technicians' best efforts, the system is not yet up and running. this morning's rush look a lot like it did yesterday. newschopper 7 showed just what can happen with a
from time to time. let's take a morning and again to lisa baden. >> election day traffic looks great in frederick county. 95 southbound in virginia, they are still with a crash between 17 and route 3. a deer hit a vehicle on the baltimore washington parkway northbound between powdered milk and 197. we take you to the traffic on 270 and it is good. with more on election day, alison and doug. >>> voters will head to the polls to decide whether creigh deeds or bob mcdonnell should spend the next four years in the governor's mansion. the latest polls show republicans could take back the state after a series of setbacks. >> the race could all come down to turnout. courtney robinson has more in alexandria at this morning. " we're seeing about a dozen voters out here at riverside elementary school in mount vernon. they are out to cast their votes. election officials are hoping about 45% of virginia voters, 2.2 million, hit the polls today. 99,000 have cast absentee ballots. it is all about turnout for bob mcdonnell and creigh deeds. >> i believe the votes are out there. we have to get the t
, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, a computer glitch will likely cause more traffic headaches in montgomery county today on a countywide basis. the system that manages all traffic light prevents the signals to switch to rush hour timing. it is still not fixed. buses are free today. >> the body count in the case of a serial killer in cleveland is now up to 11. investigators plan to tear apart the walls and look for more remains. only one victim has been identified, 853-year-old woman. >> the united nations is relocating more than half of its workers in afghanistan. there was a taliban attack last week that left five staffers dead. >>> we have been hearing a lot about the swine flu vaccine shortage. the supply of a key drug used to treat children is also running low. that drug is a liquid pediatric version of tamiflu. one company has a monopoly on the drug. they say they continue to meet u.s. requirements. there is a safety net. >> the government can step been on the monopoly, pay the manufa
cloudy, 58. adam will be back in 10 minutes. here is lisa baden. >> on 17 in virginia, there was a crash. somebody has just rolled over. 29 in maryland, lingering row work. southbound 29, only one lane is getting through. 32 east, a deer hit a car. this is near 95. 395 northbound is looking decent from duke street and edsall road. nothing complicated on 95 near georgia avenue. >> thank you. >>> the race for richmond's final hours. voters if the polls in just one day. how many turned out can be a big factor. >> both candidates are crisscrossing the commonwealth. matt brock is live in alexandria with more. >> this is one the white house is certainly watching. they are also watching the governor's race in new jersey. bob mcdonnell will start his day in about an hour and a half. he will hold a rally at his offices here in alexandria. then he will crisscross the state and ends his day in virginia beach. bob mcdonnell in leesburg last night, alexander this morning. >> it is great to see those blue and red balloons. virginia will be read and the democrats will be blue. >> bob mcdonnell is ahead
. adam is back in 10 minutes. let's say good morning to lisa baden. >> everything is heating up as far as the volume of traffic. we have no problems to report. overnight construction is completely cleared out of your way. interstate travel it looks good. headlights northbound between fredericksburg and baltimore, running in good shape. this is 270 at father hurley boulevard. it is moving at speed to get into town. metro rail is reporting they are on normal service. >> thank you. >>> our top story, the race for richmond's final hours. voters at the polls in only 24 hours. >> both candidates are fighting for all the support they can get and they are crisscrossing the commonwealth. matt brock is live with more. >> it is all about getting the basic out, getting your troops fired up and getting them to the polls. bob mcdonnell will head south to charles cole and roanoke, richmond, and ends his stake in virginia beach -- he heads to charlottesville, roanoke, and richmond. bob mcdonnell out this morni. >> is great to see the blue and red balloons. virginia will be read and the democrats will
far, there is nothing out of line. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: in a washington, d.c., conference rooms, experts around the country gathered to scour for the smallest clues that the vaccine is causing reactions. government's pointman on the vaccine says millions who have received the vaccine so far, only 302 reported side effects. nothing that would raise a red flag to say, this vaccine may not be safe. >> we're looking hard. we have many systems in place. >> reporter: the government's massive surveillance effort involves cross-checking lists of those who have received the vaccine with later side effects. private heaeah care plans covering 20 million americans. doctors in the public can report side effects to a government vaccine data bababs. rampd out to handle 1,000 reports per day there's skepticism. nearly a one-third of americans believe that the vaccine is not safe. it's still unclear what went so wrong. the government insist today's vaccine are much safer but wants to ensure no repeat. >> we're going to continue to look. we don't expect toee much. >> reporter: the message f
's lisa stark. >> reporter: with so many children fighting the h1n1 virus there has been a huge demand for the liquid pediatric version of tamiflu. the government has released its entire emeency supply. >> one of the reasons to release the stockpile is to make sure no child is not without medicine. it's hard to quantify the shortage. but at this maryland pharmacy they're only able to get enough for about one patient a month. so, pharmacists are making their own liquid tamiflu by taking powerful adult capsules and deleting them. >> it has to be made this way for the foreseeable future. >> reporter: why the shortage of tamiflu? roche pharmaceuticals bought the license to make tamiflu. they didn't invent it but bought the license to make this now critical drug. it's become a huge moneymaker. sales quadrupled over the last year. tamiflu, roche said there's id plenty of capsules for adults and children, and it's confident it can continue to meet u.s. supply requirements. but what if roche falls short? >> the government can step in, pay the manufacturer for the use of monopoly and produce th
just one company makes it. lisa stark has details. >> reporter: with so many children fightg the h1n1 virus, there has been a huge demand for the liquid pediatric version of tamiflu. the government has now released its entire emergency supply. >> one of the reasons to release the stockpile is to make sure that no child is without medicines who needs to have medicines. >> reporter: it's hard to quantify exactly how much of a shortage there is of the pediatric tamiflu. at this maryland pharmacy, they're only able to get enough for about one patient a month. so pharmacists a making their own children's liquid tamiflu by taking the more powerful adult capsules and diluting them. >> this has to be made this way for the foreseeable future. >> reporter: why the shortage of tamiflu? the drug is made by just one company, roche pharmaceuticals. roche didn't invent tamiflu but bought the license to manufacture this now-critical drug. it's become a huge moneymaker. sales quadrupled over the past year. despite the shortage of liquid tamiflu, roche says there are plenty of capsules for both adults
revenue streams during this tough economy and lisa has a degree in early childhood education. we've had success with adult cooking classes but we needed expertise for those whereas with kids cooking classes, you can get by with lisa's expert in early childhood education, they put the class together and offers a great variety of different classes. all of the classes are themes. they're around the holiday, like halloween, thanksgiving or christmas, they will be deered toward those. and so far it's been very successful. we've had all of our classes full and so we're going to expand with that and take it where we can take it. and the kids love it. >> reporter: and the parents love it. because it not omen gauges the kids but its teaching them something valuable they can live in life. >> our mission is to make it easier to sit down together for a meal. and getting the kids involved is another key item in getti your family together around the dinner table. when they can participate or cook the meal for you. we've had kids from classes take their menu home and buy the ingredients and make the e
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what police think happened. abc's lisa fletcher in north dakota with the latest. good morning, lisa. >> reporter: good morning, robin. more than 10,000 people drive into water every year. and s many victims drown right in their own neighborhoods, leaving family and loved ones asking, how could something like this possibly happen? remembrances left by family and friends, who gather privately at the chilling scene. tire tracks from the jeep, the only evidence kyrstin gemar, ashley neufeld and afton williamson drove into the pond to their deaths. this stock pond, in daylight, seemingly harmless. any area with livestock, yuld have a pond like this? >> reporter: dug to hold water for cattle, ponds are usually 12 to 16 feet deep, with sleep, muddy sides. >> if a week started going into one of these embankments, would there be a way back out? >> no. >> reporter: a tiny camera captures the impossibly thick water. wh was the visibility like? >> zero visibility. >> reporter: what do you suspect happen? is it a situation by the time you realize you're in trouble, it's too late to get out of it
investigative correspondent lisa myers has more on this story. hi, lisa. >> good morning, matt. this is all being driven by public outrage toward bailed-out banks, which in recent months have doubled credit card intestates for millions of americans. what congress is moving to do now would merely prevent further increases on most balances. it will not undo what has already happened. for months now, consumers have been outraged by unwelcomed credit card notices. ed niska just got the word that bailed-out citibank is doubling his rate to 30%. >> it does anger me, because here i am, a citizen, and i helped bail them out. >> reporter: hank parker just got his second interest rate increase this year from citi on the $3,500 he owes. >> i'm getting whacked for 30% on an interest rate? i just -- it just knocked me over. >> reporter: linda and jay gallagher had downsized so they could pay all their bills after their consulting business was hit hard by the economy. then, chase doubled the interest rate on their $5,000 credit card bill to 15%. >> it was an injustic it was a great injustice to us, who w
nicol, greg germann, lisa nicole and jane krakowski joined the fun from here in new york. ♪ i've been down this road walking the line ♪ >> "ally mcbeal" hit close to home for many single career women searching for love, dreaming of motherhood while toying with an overactive imagination. ♪ hooked on a feeling yeah ♪ i'm higon believing ♪ that you're in love with me >> reporter: ally played by calista flockhart worked at a law firm with ex-boyfriend billy. it was frequently awkward since billy married not ally but georgia, the quirky comedic drama -- >> objection. >> reporter: took us all the way from the courtroom to that famous unisex bathroom. ♪ my first my last my everything ♪ >> reporter: with a complicated character who made "time" magazine famously ask is feminism dead? now seven years after the series wrap, the origal cast is back for their very first reunion ever. you haven't seen each other for awhile. and you're all havinghis kind of emotional reunion kind of thing. >> it is a little surreal. we're seeing each other a lot of us for the first time in many years. you kno
for your views on this. let's get to the phones. lisa is calling us from missouri. lisa, what's your situation? >> caller: hi. i'm a mother of seven children. >> wow, okay. >> caller: and i've found that, you know, it's better to be honest with your children as the situation occurs, because children are a lot more understandable these days than we think. >> okay. you think that they're mature than we give them credit for. >> caller: yes, i do. >> okay. are you fortunate enough to still be in a situation where you can take care of them? >> caller: yes, i am. my husband is back to work now. unfortunately, i'm still laid of off, but my children understand those things, because we have been completely honest from day one with our children. >> okay. hang in there, lisa, and i hope that you are gainfully employed again soon, as well. let's get to greg calling us from arizona. all right, greg. lisa says that you should talk to the kids about what's going on. what do you think? >> caller: well, in our household, we have three rules about family and christmas. >> okay. >> caller: the first ru
co-pays and out of pocket expen expenses. lisa sylvester explains. >> reporter: for many u.s. workers, it's open enrollment time, when workers choose their company-sponsored health care plans for next year. what they're finding, many corporations have scaled back. workers will have to pay higher out-of-pocket a company that advises corporations on benefit plans four out of ten employers are raising workers' deductibles and co-payments next year. >> health care costs are still rising faster than pay, rising faster than profits, rising faster than almost any other input. and so those costs have to be shared. and one way to do that is to increase the out of pocket costs for people who use health care services. >> congress is debating a health care bill, but will it push down those rising costs that workers have to shell out? democrats think so. >> this is why this legislation is important. affordability for our middle class. it lowers cost for every patient, reigns in premiums, co-pays, and deductibles, limits out of pocket cost. >> reporter: but many americans are not persuaded that pre
's son. post a comment on our facebook page. we will read them on the air. and lisa has already written in, if the school has a contract and the player cannot abide by the school's contract, then he shouldn't play no matter who his father is. keep those thoughts coming. >>> in other news with all the negative attention weighing heavy on his heart, florida linebacker brandon spikes asked to serve a full game suspension for apparently trying to gouge the eyes of a georgia running back. spikes' coach urban meyer got criticism because he only suspended him half a game so spikes is the one stepping up and saying just suspend me a full game so we can move on. i applaud his maturity. lastly, students and faculty at the university of alabama birmingham participated in the school's oldest tradition, the gurney derby. each team has two men and two women and one nonliving passenger on the gurney which is a doll of some kind. >> so they're not real people, little pets or something. >> it would be a much bigger story if it were. that is a look at sports. >> all right, rafer, thanks so much. >>> poli
. councilwoman mary norwood is among the front runners for the job along with lisa borders and state senator kasim reid. >>> new this morning, more than half of america's kids could be on food stamps during childedhood. these kids may be at risk for nal nutrition and the recession could push the alarming numbers even higher. the study is in the archives of pediatrics and adolescent medical sin. >>> police say it could be weeks before they identify six women found dead at a home in cleveland. the coroner is collecting dental records for several missing women, including nancy kobz who lived in the neighborhood. he also is asking their relatives to provide dna samples. but one missing persons advocate says the deaths could have been prevented. >> nancy cobbs walked to the store. walked to the store on 116th and hasn't been seen since. six families are going to get horrible news. better if we had a missing persons department or an active, ongoing investigation in all of these cases as much as possible, maybe none of this would have happened. >> police are trying to get a warrant to collect dna f
-runners and lisa borders and reid. no n. new york city major michael bloomberg expected to win a third term. much smaller scale than his 2005 victory. in houston, big news could be made here. may elect its first openly gay mayor. city controller annise parker facing off with a two-term city councilm councilman. >>> florida family made a plea for help finding a missing mom with a baby on the way. she is two months frpregnant. her family says she went to see her unborn child's father last week and has not been seen since. they are not sure what to tell her 5-year-old son. >> i hope she's not hurt. if anybody knows anything or saw her, just hope they come forward. >> police have talked to the father of watkins' baby twice but will not reveal what he told them. >>> pilot had to make an emergency landing yesterday after byrds hit the plane. this happens every day. the delta flight was headed from phoenix to salt lake city when this happened. impact left a teeny tiny hole above the cockpit window. there was only surface damage so the pilot circled back to phoenix and did land safely. >> the pilot just
? oh, okay. >> reporter: lisa pfund's daughter, amber barr, was one of the injured soldiers who was shot in the stomach. >> she's a fighter. sire[ sirens ] >> reporter: as alarms sounded around ft. hood, families awaited word about loved ones. president obama called it a horrific outburst of violence. >> it's difficult enough when we lose these brave americans in battles overseas. it is horrifying that they should come under fire at an army base on american soil. >> reporter: the 39-year-old man believed responsible is single with no children, a military psychiatrist. he was previously at walter reed in washington, d.c. late thursday, federal agents searched a home in kensington, maryland, where hasan lived during his medical training. authorities are looking at several internet postings they say may offer clues. one blog posted by username nidalhasan compared suicide bombers with a soldier throwing himself on a grenade to save the lives of his comrades. the post reads, "to say that this soldier committed suicide is inappropriate. it's more appropriate to say he is a brave hero
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